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Michael Bloomberg Will Return To Run His Media Company

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 4:01am

The company announced in a news release that Daniel Doctoroff, who has led the company as Chief Executive Officer since 2011, would step aside at the end of this year.

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Ebola Fight Requires Massive War Chest

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 4:01am

David Greene talks to World Health Organization Director-General Margaret Chan and David Nabarro, head of the U.N.'s effort against Ebola, about the current outbreak in West Africa.

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Boring Craigslist Ads Could Be A Thing Of The Past

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 4:01am

That is if Classify Advertising gets its way. Advertising students and professionals are providing their services for free to help jazz up the postings of items for sale on Craigslist.

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In Pakistan, Protesters Block Islamabad's City Center

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 4:01am

Traffic is stopped at the nerve center of the country's federal government. It's part of a standoff between the government and two opposition politicians who accuse the government of corruption.

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NATO Summit Considers: Ukraine Crisis, Rise Of Islamist Militants

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 4:01am

NATO leaders, including President Obama, meet in Wales for what's being called their most important summit since the end of the Cold War.

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Gentlemen, Preschool Is Calling

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 3:41am

New York City is scrambling to make good on its promise to provide preschool for all. That means hiring roughly 1,000 new teachers. But few will likely be men.

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The Myth Of The Private Naked Selfie

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 3:40am

When hackers steal credit card numbers, the banks and major retailers pay. When they steal personal photos from an Apple account, the user shoulders the cost and can't take back the images.

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The Pickle Wins Ugly RV Contest

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 6:29am

A 30-year-old motorhome called The Pickle wasn't always ugly. When the dashboard broke, the owner replaced it with plywood. The outside of the RV is painted bright green. His creativity paid off.

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Video Glitch Makes Christian Kirksey 14" Tall

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 6:06am

In real life, the Cleveland Browns linebacker is 6'2". A glitch in "Madden NFL 15" barely makes him bigger than a football.

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Ukraine Announces Cease-Fire With Russia

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 5:43am

Ukraine's president says he and Russian President Putin have agreed to a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine. Putin's spokesman says since Russia isn't a party to the conflict it can't agree to a ceasefire.

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Captive Americans In North Korea Appeal For U.S. Help

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 4:06am

Three Americans being held in North Korea have appealed to the U.S. government to help secure their release. They gave rare media interviews this week, orchestrated by the North Korean government. David Greene talks to Ambassador Stephen Bosworth about the next steps the U.S. might take, and what it's like to negotiate with that country's leader, Kim Jung Un.

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U.S. Program Helps Africans Learn Entrepreneurial Skills

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 4:06am

Twenty-five young leaders from Africa were at Notre Dame as part of a State Department fellowship program. After a six-week course focusing on entrepreneurism and leadership, these men and women are returning home to apply their knowledge to better their respective corners of Africa with the hopes of creating jobs. David Greene talks to Enitan Kuku from Nigeria, and Mildred Apenyo from Uganda about their efforts.

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The Last Word In Business

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 4:06am

Don Gonyea and David Greene have the Last Word in business.

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Business News

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 4:06am

David Greene has business news.

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Why Are Many Top Tennis Players Over 30?

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 4:06am

Over the last decade, the average age of the top 100 tennis players has steadily increased. We look at why players over 30 are likely to be strongly represented in the upcoming U.S. Open.

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Liberian Authorities Try Ebola Awareness Campaigns

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 4:06am

Liberian authorities freed the West Point slum from its Ebola quarantine 10 days after imposing the lock-down. The military led the effort to isolate the impoverished community of 50,000, and the move sparked deadly clashes and shortages. Awareness campaigns are flooding the neighborhood with messages such as: Ebola is real. Ebola kills.

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Islamist Militants Use Beheading Video To Push Its Agenda

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 4:06am

A video released on Tuesday shows the killing of an American journalist by the Islamic State militant group. The group threatened to kill Steven Sotloff if the U.S. continued its offensive in Iraq.

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Investors Cash In On Off-Campus Housing

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 4:06am

Colleges and universities still own and manage most student dorms, but over the past decade, investors have been getting in on the growing market for off-campus housing.

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Nude Photos Hack Wasn't Broad Attack On Apple Services

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 4:06am

Nude photos of celebrities have spread across the Internet. On Tuesday, Apple said that some celebrity accounts were hit by an attack on user names, passwords and security questions.

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Netherlands King To Attend Ethanol Plant Opening In Iowa

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 4:06am

On Wednesday, King Willem-Alexander visits Emmetsburg, Iowa, for the opening of a cellulosic ethanol plant. The Netherlands and Iowa have a lot in common — both are major agricultural centers.

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